The Heroine’s Journey of Evelyne Chamaillé

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

Write, bring my characters to life. Enter a parallel world with them.

What is my idea of happiness?

Absolute love. Live in serenity and self-control.

What is my greatest fear?

Getting sick, losing my energy.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?


Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?

Jean des Cars

Irène Frain

What is my greatest extravagance?


On what occasion would I lie?

To save myself

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

transcribe the recordings of my interviews for my magazine in writing. this takes lots of time

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

the moments of sharing, of exchange, with the readers of my novels, during literary fairs or signing sessions.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

Nothing. I accept myself as I am.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

To have found the courage to write, to have my novels published, and also to soon celebrate the tenth anniversary of my magazine, World’s Velyn.

Where would I most like to live?

On an island in the Pacific.

What is my most treasured possession?

My family.

What is my most marked characteristic?

My entrepreneurial spirit and my creativity

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

The banks of the Bords de Marne

What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city?

in my garden, where I cook for my friends

What books influenced my life and how?

Le Prince des Marées – Pat Conroy.

The complexity of this book reinforced my desire to write. It is also a book that goes to the bottom of things, which encourages deep reflection.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Boléro – Ravel

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Scarlett O’Hara

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

The heroes in the shadows, who work every day for public health. Doctors,

nurses, caregivers.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

Les Uns et les Autres, de Claude Lelouch.

What role play stories in my life and work?

A key role. I constantly live in the imagination. Sometimes, at dinners in town, I happen to escape in thought, to invent new characters, or to find the new chapter of a novel. My life and my activity as a writer are closely linked.

What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me?

We are the architects of our destiny

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

Those who live by my side.

Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2022?

I can’t speak about it for the moment, being in negotiation.

What project, in 2022, am I looking forward to work on?

The culmination of my fifth novel.

Where can you see me or my work in 2022?

On my site :

My books you can find on at the Evelyne Chamaillé author page

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

We are born passionate, we die passionate. Passion accompanies us all our lives.

Which creative professionals should peter invite to tell their story ?

– Laurent Le Baube :

– Christian Dorsan  :

How can you contact me?

on the contact tab of my site:

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